When you think about a college education, classroom learning is probably what comes first to mind. But a student's education is increasingly about learning experiences that take place outside the classroom. Experiences like study abroad, service learning, and internships can provide real-world perspective and opportunities to apply what you have learned in the classroom.

  • For information on Nutrition Science internships, contact the Nutrition Science Secretary at or (765) 494-8228.
  • For information about government internships, visit the Center for Career Opportunities.
  • When applying for dietetic internships, it's always a great idea to make yourself stand out from the crowd by attending the internship's open house.

Summer/Work Related Internships

With a degree in Nutrition Science from Purdue University, your career options are numerous. You may choose to work in the food industry, a health care setting, or even a government agency, just to name a few. If you would ultimately like to pursue research, teaching, or medicine, a bachelor's degree in Nutrition Science provides an excellent foundation for graduate school or application to medical or dental school.

Faculty and staff in the department take active roles in helping students find the right jobs. You'll receive information on internship opportunities and job openings.

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Purdue's Center for Career Opportunities can be a vital resource in your job search. The center provides a wide array of job search services include a listing of career fairs on campus, internships, employer profiles, salary surveys, and interview and job search clinics.

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